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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 4 – Fourth Quarter 2016

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 4 – Fourth Quarter 2016 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Canada’s Most Senior Female Officer to Lead NATO Defense College Canada Buying New Fleet of Lightweight Combat Vehicles Canadian Army to acquire new drones … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2016

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2016 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Defence Policy Review The Last Post New Members Canada to Build Off the Shelf Warship Design A Grunt’s Perspective on Aeroplanes LGEN Paul Wynnyk … Continue reading

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Defence Policy Review Presents Questions for Canada

The following appeared in the Times Colonist newspaper on July 20, 2016. The seventh defence review in 52 years, now underway, reflects four important issues that Canadians need to address – Sovereignty and Security, Prosperity, Global Stability, and Protection and … Continue reading

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Defence Policy Review

Royal United Services Institute of Vancouver Island Bay Street Armoury, 715 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, V8T 1R1 July   , 2016 The Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, PC, OMM, MSM, CD, MP Minister of National Defence Ottawa, ON. Dear Minister, Attached is … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2016

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2016 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Royal Canadian Navy Testing Reduced Crew Sizes on Frigates Could Drones Replace Canada’s Fighter Jets? The Last Post HMS Queen Elizabeth Named in Rosyth … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 1 – First Quarter 2016

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 48, No. 1 – First Quarter 2016 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Will the New Defence Review be “Open and Transparent”? Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers The Death of the Sit-Up Vietnamese Subs Deployed as Deterrent to … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 47, No. 4 – Fourth Quarter 2015

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 47, No. 4 – Fourth Quarter 2015 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) CDS Gen Jon Vance and the “Weaponization of Public Affairs” The Last Post CF Ponders Integrated Force with US to Respond to Hotspots New … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 47, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2015

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 47, No. 3 – Third Quarter 2015 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Tough Jobs Ahead for New Canada and US Military Chiefs Submarine Launches Undersea Drone in a First for US Navy HMCS Athabaskan Sent Back … Continue reading

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Oral History Essays 2014-2015

We have a couple of new Veterans Oral History Essays posted to this site: Korea 1950-53: A Comparison of Oral and Documented History on Canada’s Involvement in the Korean War For History 426 Dr. Timothy Balzer An Essay By Ethan … Continue reading

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RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 47, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2015

RUSI-VI Newsletter Volume 47, No. 2 – Second Quarter 2015 available in Portable Document Format (.PDF) Military Oral History Endowment Established at University of Victoria Unique Advantages of Satellite Communications Hepatitis C and the Military Military Intelligence Warns of Terrorists … Continue reading

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